Anyone have or had experienced this fish

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Tank Photos' started by Thefishgeek33, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Thefishgeek33

    Thefishgeek33Valued MemberMember

    I'm lookin to buy myself a bottom swimmer, I was hoping for a Black Devil Wyckii I've read they can be aggressive but I would like to hear from you from your personal experience. Thanks

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  2. alink

    alinkWell Known MemberMember

    From my research, this catfish can grow to 20"+ and is super aggressive. It will attack anything in the tank so it recommended to be kept alone. It has been known to even attack filter tubs, heaters and the owner's hand.
     
  3. Coradee

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  4. hampalong

    hampalongWell Known MemberMember

    I've kept one. What alink says is spot on. It won't tolerate other fish, or thank you when you feed it. Beautiful fish though.
     
  5. Dom90

    Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Sounds like one of the monster cichlids that grow to 20"+, Dovii, Umbee, etc come to mind...


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    Thefishgeek33

    Thefishgeek33Valued MemberMember

    Thank you all for your advice, One of the reasons I love fishlore!

    "I am not what has happened to me, I am who I choose to become"
    "Only God Can Judge Me"
     
  7. hampalong

    hampalongWell Known MemberMember

    All the big bagrids are like that afaik.
     
  8. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good morning,

    Usually when a fish is named Devil or Terror, it lives up to that name. :)

    Ken
     
  9. Redshark1

    Redshark1Fishlore VIPMember

    20"+ ?

    What size tank you going to keep that in?:)
     
  10. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Yeah, one exception is the demon eartheater....